ANN: Cabal 0.5 (GHC 6.4 release candidate)
petersen at haskell.org
Mon Feb 21 01:05:06 EST 2005
Isaac Jones wrote:
> This is a release-candidate for 0.6, which will be in GHC 6.4.
Thanks for the rc release. :)
It would be nice if cabal allowed more choice or configuration
of install directories IMHO: in particular libdir comes to
mind. Also it would be nice if the default was multilib aware
(eg for Fedora on x86_64 libdir is "/usr/lib64").
Personally I would like to see ghc libraries at least installed
under ghc's libdir since their ABI depends on the version of ghc
they are built with, ie typically under $libdir/ghc-$ghc_version/
rather than $libdir.
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